People in the US: this is a great show from @AhirShah - I saw it at the Edinburgh Festival pre-pandemic and it is worth the watch on @hbomax. New show at this year’s festival also sharp and relevant and - crucially - funny. twitter.com/ahirshah/statu…
This petition is clocking up the signatures to prevent drowning accidents - add yours and it can be considered in parliament. Many families would quietly thank you including David Bartley’s twitter.com/bartley_dave/s…
A @theirworld-supported project that helps children with special educational needs learn from home during the pandemic has been a huge success 🙌
Find out how this inspiring@SKILDCenterr + Theirworld programme is unlocking big change in Lebanon�theirworld.org/news/amazing-s…Lo
Long-term economic recovery from the pandemic depends on support of educational systems. Without reinvestment in education today, some estimates suggest that the current generation of learners could face a loss of $10 trillion USD of their future earnings. bit.ly/3B7OwAv
Literacy opens a world of opportunities.
Everyone has the right to learn how to read and write, but far too many women & girls continue to be left behind.
As we mark #LiteracyDay, let's renew our commitment to equitable education for all.
Your global education news roundup⏬
📚Brown calls for $8bn aid to protect girls' education in Afghanistan
🏫Palestinian refugee children back to school
🇮🇩Indonesian schools reopen
🇳🇬Kidnapped Nigerian students are freed
🇯🇴Jordan to prevent school vtheirworld.org/news/five-thin…3dH63zMb
Publication day for Celia Walden's gripping thriller - quite unexpected twists and turns from her line up of strong female characters. I see why there was a publisher's bidding war and cries of "fiercely intelligent" when it was first announced. waterstones.com/book/978075158…twitter.com/GMB/status/143…
Even before Covid-19, around 260 million children were out of school. Education improves children’s chances in life and helps to tackle poverty.
Donate today and help us achieve change 💛act.theirworld.org/donate/theirwo…b
"As long as the Taliban behaves, we will continue providing financial support on humanitarian grounds."
Fmr British Prime Minister, @GordonBrown tells @LarryMadowo that #G7 countries should continue funding Afghan schools providing they remain open to girls.
“How can you justify rich countries getting vaccine on top of vaccine, when we haven’t gotten any vaccines into the poorest parts of Africa”
Fmr British PM @GordonBrown tells @LarryMadowo vax nationalism is dividing the world where the rich live & the poor are most likely to die
If you watch one thing today, make sure it is this powerful video by @ZarlashtH Women are brave. Listen to them, hear their voices. Afghan women and girls need our help, now is the time for solidarity, sisterhood.
Educating girls creates fairer, healthier & wealthier societies with benefits for everyone.
Education is key to creating a better future for girls & women everywhere 🙌
Here are some key facts about girls' education ➡️awrld.at/3CWSkq7Qf
'In The Sea There Are Crocodiles' is a touring play that tells the tale of a young boy fleeing the Taliban & embarking on a five year quest for safety. ALL the proceeds support @weareyoungroots. If you are moved to do so - 100% of donations will help via gofund.me/74774416
My friend @MaryLoudonNovel has adapted this extraordinary story which starts its UK theatre tour on 12th Sept and supports refugees @weareyoungroots. As unaccompanied children around the world continue to seek asylum, this is a story lived by them, every day. Also on livestream.
Important and heartbreaking interview with courageous Rangina Hamidi, Afghanistan’s minister of education, who tells @BBCWorld she doesn’t know if she and her children will make it through the night twitter.com/bbcworld/statu…
"Vaccine nationalism – and Europe’s neocolonial approach to global health – is dividing the world into rich and protected people, who live, and those who are poor, unprotected and at risk of dying," #vaccines4alltheguardian.com/commentisfree/…
I have just read a copy of The Whistle Blower - it is just brilliant, I could not put it down, so many twists and turns in the Westminster world of politicos and journos with which @Peston is all too familiar. Worth the pre-order i would say. twitter.com/peston/status/…
.@theirworld has created new teaching packs to help students discover how education can tackle major issues such as climate change, the refugee crisis & poverty.
🧑🏫 If you teach students aged 7-16, make sure to check out our free teaching resourcestheirworld.org/news/teaching-…Vn4
We need the power of youth to achieve the #SDGS. From August 12-19, @theirworld's Global Youth Ambassadors + @SocInWarehouse will be taking over our channels to showcase their initiatives, projects, and ambitions and how education is 🔑 to it all. Join us to#AmplifyTheYouthh!H
Have you enjoyed our work from 2019 to now? Live shows, our films or classes?
We're gathering audience testimonials to help with funding applications & would love to have your support! Reminders of what we've done + how to get in touch in the thread ⬇️🤎2